Why join us?
Our Reactor Core Physics Department at SNC-Lavalin/Candu Energy is engaged in design and analysis work to support the design of new CANDU Nuclear Power Plants as well as supporting the operation and safety of the existing domestic and international CANDU plants. The Junior Reactor Physicist will work under senior staff to perform technical analysis using up-to-date reactor physics codes, such as WIMS, DRAGON, RFSP and MCNP.
How will you contribute to the team?
The candidates are expected to acquire basic technical skills through on-the-job-training, and ready to take on various technical tasks within a short period of time, this includes but not limited to:
Perform reactor physics analyses in support of the design, reactor operation and safety
Prepare inputs for computer codes and run reactor physics computer codes, consistent with cases to be analyzed
Collate results from different analyses
Document analyses in technical notes and reports, and present results at meetings; Develop/adapt/modify FORTRAN computer codes as required for specific applications, e.g., to implement new methods or perform new types of calculations;
What will you contribute?
A Relevant honours degree from a university of recognized standing in Physics or Nuclear Engineering or equivalent
Reactor physics experience and/or background is a strong asset
Must be conversant with computer environments
Proficiency in both Linux and WINDOWS environments is a strong asset
Proficiency in computer programming, especially FORTRAN, is desirable
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible, i.e., must be able to perform varied work assignments effectively and respond quickly to changing project needs
Ability to show initiative while working in a team environment
Ability to work to budget and schedule
Must be willing to travel occasionally to participate in meetings and workshops
Full commitment to working in a formal QA environment.
What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:
At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).
Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
Motivational financial package & flexible benefits.
Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes.
Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.).
Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities.
Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
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